Camara DaCosta Johnson, prevalently known as Yaya DaCosta is an American entertainer and model. DaCosta at first gathered acknowledgment after she wrapped sprinter up in Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model in 2004. She later accumulated further unmistakable quality after she featured in the arrangement All My Children, Ugly Betty, Chicago Med, and the Lifetime TV film, Whitney. Until this point, she has featured in various films and TV arrangement.
Yaya DaCosta was born on 15 November 1982. Her original name is Camara DaCosta Johnson. Her origination is in New York City in the United States. She holds an American identity. She has blended identity. She has Brazilian and African-American lineage. Her religion is Christianity and her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She experienced childhood in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. She was born to father Carl Awolowo Johnson and mother Orundun DaCosta. Her kin are sister Djassi and brothers Mamadou and Djani.
Concerning instructive foundation, she went to the first class Northfield Mount Hermon School. After secondary school, she went to Brown University. She studied Africana Studies and International Relations.
|Celebrated Name||Yaya DaCosta|
|Nick Name||Yaya DaCosta|
|Birth Name||Camara DaCosta Johnson|
|Eye Color||brown – dark|
|Place Of Birth||Harlem, New York, USA|
|Height||5′ 8″ (173 cm)|
|Body Shape||pear shape|
|High School||Northfield Mount Hermon School|
|Total Number of Awards||9|
|First Award||choice breakout on female on 2006|
|Best Known For||actress|
|Debut Movie||take the leed on 2006|
|Total Featured Movies||14|
|Number Of TV Appearences||13|
Yaya DaCosta contended on Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model in 2004. She earned acknowledgment in the wake of wrapping sprinter up in the show. She handled various commercial undertakings.
She showed up in commercials for Garnier Fructis, Lincoln Townhouse, Oil of Olay, Radioshack, Seda, Sephora, and Dr. Scholl’s among others. She likewise graced the fronts of various magazines including W, Hype Hair, Splash and Global Modeling.
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DaCosta made her acting introduction with a visitor job in the sitcom, Eve in 2005. She before long landed one of the principle jobs in the ABC drama, All My Children in 2008. She showed up in the common job in the ABC satire dramatization arrangement, Ugly Betty in 2009.
She at that point showed up in visitor parts in various TV arrangement prior to handling the job of ED nurture April Sexton in the clinical dramatization arrangement, Chicago Med in 2015. She has been showing up in one of the primary parts in the arrangement since its first season. The arrangement has finished up its sixth season in 2021.
She additionally repeated her part as April Sexton in Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. She made her film debut with the 2006 film, Take the Lead. She was assigned for Teen Choice Award for Movies – Choice Breakout (Female) for her work in Take the Lead.
She later featured in a few movies including Honeydripper, The Messenger, The Kids Are All Right, Tron: Legacy, In Time, The Shanghai Hotel, Whole Lotta Sole, Mother of George, The Butler, Big Words, And So It Goes, The Nice Guy, Bolden, and Peel.
She was assigned for a few pundits grants for Best Ensemble for The Kids Are All Right. She got acclaim for depicting the lead job in the 2015 Lifetime biopic Whitney. She played Whitney Houston.
DaCosta-featuring music recordings are Kanye West’s “Gold Digger”, Chingy’s “Pullin’ Me Back”, Sean Kingston’s “Lovely Girls”, Jay-Z’s “Roc Boys”, and Raphael Saadiq’s “Acceptable Man”.
Yaya DaCosta isn’t hitched. She is purportedly single as of now. She was already involved with Joshua Bee Alafia. The couple began dating in 2012. She brought forth their child, Sankara in September 2013. The two split up in 2015. She later uncovered in 2018 that Joshua explicitly attacked her while together.
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Any insights concerning her own life will be refreshed here. Yaya DaCosta remains at a tallness of 1.73 m for example 5 feet and 8 inches tall. She has a body weight of 123.5 lbs for example 56 kg. She has a thin body construct. Her eye tone is earthy colored and her hair tone is dim earthy colored. Her sexual direction is straight. Her dress size is 8 (US).
Yaya Dacosta rose to unmistakable quality after she wrapped sprinter up on Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model in 2004. She at that point handled a few demonstrating projects. Alongside displaying, she began her acting profession. As of now, she has featured in various TV arrangement and films. Most of her pay comes from her acting and displaying profession. As a model, she has showed up in business ads for a few brands. As of now, her total assets is assessed at $1 million.